Category: Fire Department News

City Staff Discuss Careers with Area Youth

City staff shared information about their jobs with area eighth graders at the 29th Annual Career Conference at the I Hotel and Conference Center. This week-long conference runs January 14-23, 2020, and attracts more than 2,000 students from 23 area schools.  The goal is to inform area students about local career opportunities.  Mary Catherine Roberson […]


Edward M. Hoffman Pinning and Awards Ceremony Now Available on CGTV and Online

The Champaign Fire Department held the Fifth Annual Edward M. Hoffman Pinning and Awards Ceremony on November 18, 2019. Every year the Fire Department holds a ceremony to celebrate the heroes, promotions and great work being done in the community. City staff recorded the event which is now airing on CGTV and is also available […]


New Building Permits Issues 12.19.19

Building Permits Issued The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more. Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 102 Mercury $689,803 12-16-19 Alteration Fed Ex 210 E University $1,992,388 12-17-19 Alteration Carle Arrow Ambulance 2100 N Neil $2,459,877 […]


Building Permits Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more.   Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 1501 Wyndemere Point Dr $1,040,000 12-11-19 New Single Family Residence 66 Chester Str $1,305,000 12-5-19 Alteration Multifamily over shell space     […]


Building Permit Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permit for a project with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more. Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 1605 S Neil $318,000 12-2-19 Alteration McDonalds         2019 Overall Construction Value to Date: $242,332,625


Champaign Police, Fire, and METCAD 9-1-1 “Jump Into Action” to Fight Hunger

First responders from Champaign Police, Champaign Fire, METCAD 9-1-1, and Mayor Feinen participated in the Eastern Illinois Foodbank “Jump into Action” repack event on December 2-3, 2019. Teams from local public safety departments volunteered their time and went head-to-head to compete to see who could repackage the most meals in one hour. Financial donations to […]


Building Permits Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more. Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 402 W Church St $1,595,000 11-13-19 New Multi- Family Sub 4 Development 408 W Church St $1,350,000 11-13-19 New Multi-Family Sub 4 Development […]


Building Permits Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more. Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 2001 S First St $422,000 11-4-19 Commercial alteration State Farm Office 109 Kenwood $6,405,883 10-31-19 Commercial addition Swann Special Care Center 2019 Overall […]


Building Permit Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permit for a project with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more.  Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 502 E Healey $9,700,000 10-29-19 New/Multi-Family College City Apartments         2019 Overall Construction Value to Date: $210,722,904.50


Building Permits Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more. Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 100 W University Ave. $288,170 10-17-19 Commercial Alteration Busey Bank 1609 Rion Dr. $1,000,000 10-23-19 New/Commercial Morton Building 1907 S Fourth $5,454,859 10-22-19 New/Commercial […]